The Resource Captain Cook's merchant ships : FreeLove, Three Brothers, Mary, Friendship, Endeavour, Adventure, Resolution and Discovery, Stephen Baines

Captain Cook's merchant ships : FreeLove, Three Brothers, Mary, Friendship, Endeavour, Adventure, Resolution and Discovery, Stephen Baines

Label
Captain Cook's merchant ships : FreeLove, Three Brothers, Mary, Friendship, Endeavour, Adventure, Resolution and Discovery
Title
Captain Cook's merchant ships
Title remainder
FreeLove, Three Brothers, Mary, Friendship, Endeavour, Adventure, Resolution and Discovery
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Baines
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
While the story of Endeavour is widely known, Captain Cook sailed with eight ships, which began their lives as merchant vessels. This detailed illustrated history tells the story of these vessels and the people who sailed in them. In placing these ships and people in the personal, political, social, financial, scientific and religious contexts of their times, this book provides a comprehensive and readable account of the 'long eighteenth century'. Using contemporary sources, this gripping narrative fills a gap in Cook history and attempts to catch something of the exciting, violent, gossipy but largely untaught and unknown period through which these vessels and their people sailed literally and figuratively between the old world and the new
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baines, Stephen
Dewey number
387.2/45
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cook, James
  • Surville, Jean François de, 1717-1770
  • Merchant ships
  • Explorers
  • Explorers
  • Voyages around the world
  • Oceania
  • Pacific Ocean
Label
Captain Cook's merchant ships : FreeLove, Three Brothers, Mary, Friendship, Endeavour, Adventure, Resolution and Discovery, Stephen Baines
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780750962148
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, genealogical tables
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780750962148
Label
Captain Cook's merchant ships : FreeLove, Three Brothers, Mary, Friendship, Endeavour, Adventure, Resolution and Discovery, Stephen Baines
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780750962148
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, genealogical tables
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780750962148

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